Friday, November 20, 2015

Parallel Jobs
Introducing the Concept of World of Trucks Time

Greetings! Today we'd like to cover a design-oriented topic relevant for the upcoming Euro Truck Simulator 2 Update 1.22.

After quite a few rounds of private beta tests and fixes, we are getting close to releasing the first Open Beta of the update to Steam. Along with the release of the Beta, we will roll out the Contracts feature on World of Trucks (as already covered earlier on our blog).


Once you'll run the new version of the game, you will see that we have been through a slight modification of the main user interface "desktop" screen. We have redesigned the job info widget - the element on top of the screen showing you information about your current assignment.

With the addition of World of Trucks Contracts, we now need to provide the player with enough information on the jobs received this way as well as on the regular Freight Market or Quick Jobs supplied by the standard game economy.


In fact, the player can be assigned both type of jobs in parallel. The new Contracts are actually happening "online" - the game communicates with the back-end servers frequently to update the system on each player's vehicle position and situation. Network connections though can be shaky, and the player should also be able to take a break from a delivery easily taking two-hours in real time, so we need an ability to interrupt a Contract (save the player's progress) and resume it later. But the next day, the player may be offline, or just decide to go for a quick normal delivery before resuming the Contract job. So in principle we need to make sure that there can be two concurrent job assignments.


With Contracts (and the fact that they are the first step towards more complex features), we have also faced a new game design challenge - the concept of time in the game. As of now, you were used to the accelerated Game Time (sometimes shortened in the game as G.T.). It's the clock used for the standard-game day cycle, accelerated so that 24 game-time hours take approximately 72 real minutes. We are not going to change the flow of time in regular game, but for Contracts, we are going to introduce a new clock - World of Trucks Time  (you may see it shortened in the game as "WOTR Time", or "W.T."

World of Trucks Time is based on Coordinated Universal Time, a real-world "clock" where 24 hours takes no less then real 24 hours to complete. We use it to synchronize all World of Trucks features - jobs, future economy and player interactions, and upcoming online activities. It is what the servers use internally, but we have decided to also make it visible for the players, so that they can understand what the delivery deadlines are etc. So you will encounter World of Trucks Time immediately when taking your first World of Trucks Contract.


All World of Trucks jobs will be based only WOTR Time limit to complete. Right now during the beta, while we are stress-testing our server infrastructure and sorting out potential bugs, the WOTR Time for job completion will be fixed to only several hours for any job. Once we feel the servers are working as intended even under load, we will further increase the precision of tracking and also have Contracts with a wider range of time limits for enhanced gameplay experience.

175 comments:

  1. Sounds very complicated, but the results sound very awesome, keep the good work!

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    1. Muito bom mesmo, estou ansioso para o trabalho iniciar.

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    2. Este trabalho todo está sendo realizado só para MP???

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    3. Não é para MP, Ney. Isso é pro jogo normal mesmo.

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    4. Amazing, I'm one of your biggest fans SCS Software! ! ! And I'm really excited to test your new creation ! Surely it will be super realistic and it will offer some new features . And there's only one day reaming, and American Truck Simulator is OUT !!! ;)

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  2. Looks good, very good, keep the work.

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  3. Please hungarian paintjob dlc :) and can you
    Combine ats and ets later?? :D

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  4. What will be the motivation to use this? I can't see any...Totally useless feature...And for this we are waiting so long? Dear SCS, some other big company like EA or Activision should make their own truck sim game, so you could feel breath of competition...Because you invent useless things. What about real driver position? Now we feel driving a sports car, not a truck, because of the steering wheel in front of our eyes..What about seasons? What about wires, so we could visibly connect trailer and back of the truck? What about more inteligent sound? (we are in interior cam, the engine is turned off, but we do not hear any environment from the outside)...I could tell you more and more useful ideas...
    I guess way of developing your ETS 2 is not mine at all...Perhaps it is time to say goodbye to you? :(

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    1. I won't use it either, but, some of your comments are just plain stupid.
      Real driver position? You can exactly set up your seating position, using the F4 key.
      Seasons, yes. That certainly would be nice!
      Realistic hooking up the trailer, yes, would be nice too!
      The sound is good. You do hear environment sound, but, just as in a real (newer) truck, you won't hear it really loud, of course...

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    2. I won't use it either, but, some of your comments are just plain stupid.
      Real driver position? You can exactly set up your seating position, using the F4 key.
      Seasons, yes. That certainly would be nice!
      Realistic hooking up the trailer, yes, would be nice too!
      The sound is good. You do hear environment sound, but, just as in a real (newer) truck, you won't hear it really loud, of course...

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    3. Seat position cam will not do the trick....Wee need totally different angle with possibility of moving the steering wheel...

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    4. With the current angle you can't even see the half of dashboard..

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    5. Yeah, so true...That is why we need adjustable steering wheel position, but our dear SCS team prefer to make something else...and not so practical and useful...

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    6. Lol EA and Activision are a piece of shit and should take on their a**** for being so dishonests with their consumers and DLC practices

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    7. According to steam , last time i played ETS2 was in august. And since SCS is just about DLC and useless features that don't give me any will to platy it , i understand your point of view.

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    8. Then DONT PLAY IT, DONT COMMENT ON A GAME YOU DONT PLAY, GO PLAY COD D@%KWEED

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    9. I think ETS2 is a good game, way better than some of the other truck simulators I have seen. But there is always room for improvement. Some of the ideas here are good. Mine would be to have more lighting options for night driving because the current options are inadequate. And a brighter dashboard backlight wouldn't go astray either

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    10. The artwork is higher, especially regarding those appointments. From the point of view of the program, I think not really imaginal work Artificial details. It is an immense work .. It's true, I want the vehicle needs water, the engine warm up the futility, that we had to control our march to ellos.etc mechanical varied topics as in the case realidad..Pero hoy.Sinceramente of trucks, do not have these problems on the road .. So I feel that you refer to the classic experience of driving a truck, old truck, with limitations, requiring all, they do not have the power always available with infinite etc .. I personally have always said that "The older vehicles are much more interesting for certain games" But that does not mean the huge demand for new models, where logic is very formal topic .. In a road before, with paved, in Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina, with shortcuts, with optional roads, landslides, crazy on the road, drunk, animals ... etc .. In this context we should make a game like that you raise with things wonderfully complex and difficult details

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    11. hey scs 24 hrs should take 24 min, cause its a driving sim. The driver does not EAT

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    12. Michael, you clearly don´t know the scale of the map won´t support it and also ETA time is in equivalent with that you holds a speed on 60 km/h or 40 mph. So if they want to change it then they must rescale the whole map which will take an eternity so it will not change

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    13. lol if EA were to make a trucking game it would be exactly like ANY of the NASCAR games they made since they never fixed, updated, or upgraded their game engine. Too bad you don't like it, but others probably will.

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    14. lol but EA made the sims games, deadlines that's something we have not seeen since PTM nice job scs

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    15. lol but EA made the sims games, deadlines that's something we have not seeen since PTM nice job scs

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    16. Can you take some link with info about EA or Activision truck sim?

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  6. Will WoT translated to different languages?

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    1. How you know? You work at SCS team? If not, them we dont know.. So shut up

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    2. It will be translatable in the future to gain more support from the community and to gain more and better experience from another player base that doesn´t have a good knowledge base with the english language.

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  7. hmmmm ... I 'm waiting on some better job with Trailers ...what we got idea from SCS long time ago ... with containers and different trailers combination

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  8. What is this? A multiplayer feature? Meh, then it's just useless

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    1. How can you get this as an multiplayer mode? It just tells you that if you are in a VTC that are connected to world of trucks website then the boss will be able to set cargoes to you and you will be able to take those loads in parallell with your in-game loads.

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  9. I'm going to be honest, this is the first feature I think is a real miss and mistake from SCS.
    Mixing real world time with accelerated time just muddles the simulation and immersion factor. ETS 2 is nice because it's self contained and you can play it offline, I don't like the idea of Contracts being the start of a lot of online-only features. But most of all...I think routes are fine as is...could we instead focus on some other critical, game changing feature like seasonal weather?

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    1. Who forced you to use this feature?

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    2. He is only showing his point o viev. Respect that and don't write unnecessary comment.

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    3. I agree with this post
      At the moment, am I right in thinking that you don't have to use it? What I want to see is more development within the game (more routes, better scenery, more loads) because that is why I play the game.

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    4. Totally agree with dinosaurcowboys.com. I don't see any incentive to use these contracts. I can only play at night and driving only at night would suck. You kmow what would be better? Custom jobs. Many times I want to travel to an unknown city and there isn't any jobs that go there.

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    5. I agree that it may seem useless to begin with, but I think (well, I hope) that it will be part of something to start off with as part of their multiplayer idea.

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    6. I don't see how online only features will be a problem because I would say that most if not all ETS2 players would have access to the internet. These days, who wouldn't?

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  10. OMG you're updating your blog so much, i love it :D

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  11. Muito bom, num comboio online isso será muito interessante.
    Parabéns à SCS.
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    Very Good, an online convoy it will be very interesting .
    Congratulations to SCS .

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  12. So if I understand this is only for people who play online games, and have ordinary players anything about it !

    SCS would be better able to make a feature zoal we were used to in ETS1 that the combination had more turning points. Increasingly, we need to know that this is not possible in ETS2. So in the past with the older software was possible, but now we go with the times can not.

    ETS2 in the beginning was fun, but see more and more things to come where I get many question marks. Ben by now already stopped skinning.

    nportegies skins

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  13. This is the first big step foward, is the futuere we´ll be able to have a virtual company, like a "guild" on a MMO, so players will join the company and do works, que company will grow up and so on, this its amazing feature, the first step to a multplayer interaction. thanks a lot SCS, it´ll revitalize the game experience.

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  14. I think right now we´ll only get jobs created by WOT, but in the future we´ll be able to start a virtual company and got contracts, players will join the company etc.., amzing!

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  15. Wow , some new stuff for ETS2. Because Friday ?

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  16. Another great option for us. Great job SCS. Looking forward to trying out the beta when it's released.
    Thanks

    Steve in Colorado

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  17. Very great idea! But i'm afraid the TSM/Promods map mod will be f***** up tho....
    But anyways, i can't wait 'til 1.22's release!

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  18. Incrível!!! Isso pode mudar tudo drasticamente! Aguardo ansiosamente.

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  19. Suggesting gameplay improvement ideas to SCS ETS2 developers:

    1. Managing levelled up drivers

    In the later stages of the game, when there are lots of hired drivers, it is difficult to keep track of the messages flood while driving and also after sleep or ferry travelling! With the introduction of a notebook, the managing part of the game wouldn't disturb the driving part. It would also make possible to conveniently catch up with the news after sleep and ferry travelling.

    When In the route advisor a new message appears about the driver's job, there could be a button (num5 for example) which when pressed opens directly the profile page of the particular driver. If that button is pressed while there are no active incomming messages, it should open a notebook with the latest 50 or 100 incomming messages, with the option to "mark the message as read".

    In the drivers menu and especially in the recruitment agency menu, an option would be useful to sort the drivers not by rating but by achieved skill level (x/36), since driver ratings can be misleading.

    2. Calculating profit via different routes, notably when using train or boat.

    GPS Route editing should also be functional in the Job Market menu, with immediate price (profit) per distance calculation.

    Beside the price and distance of the ferry (in the jobs menu), there should also be the time which the ferry trip takes.

    3. Fatigue simulation and sleep management should be a bit more complex, allowing the player to determine how much he sleeps.

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    1. +1 A very good ideas! It would be great if SCS will implement them. :)

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    2. ... longer ferry trips could perhaps be accounted as rest (sleep) hours.

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  20. the ets2 is the best game of the year

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  21. yes, the ETS2 has some flaws but is a game that you can not stop playing because you have a lot of enthusiasm

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  22. yes, the ETS2 has some flaws but is a game that you can not stop playing because you have a lot of enthusiasm

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  23. could be the new renault t range, and the man euro 6

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    1. yes please add renault range t as a standalone model and add man euro 6 as standalone as you have with daf and volvo and mercedes and adjust speed limits accordingly as 90km/h isnt 50 mile an hour its 55/56 and please add portugal and spain map and daf cf as standalone not a mod

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  24. If all the items are coming soon then my holding of breath is well.... a good thing as i am looking forward to all the new things from... all this in the blog and all the items from the other blogs of recent. Well done SCS, keep up all your good hard work.
    Modders... Can any of you make some differing trailers from many of the other manufacturers as the few we have now, for me is getting a little long in the tooth.

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    1. Theres various American trailer mods that give you 53 foot trailers. Try some of these, some of the smaller tighter roads are more fun now :)

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  25. looks very good can`t wait for the finale product because i am a big fan!!!!:-)
    (could you look at adding traffic or would it break ets2 mp?)

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    1. This Jack you should wrote in ets2mp forum :) But It won't be good, because every traffic in mp will take a slot :P

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  26. and nothing about the Renault... congrats scs, we are losing the patient

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  27. It really sounds like you got a hard work on WOT we didnt hear about for so long. Great great news, and awesome first steps, keep on such work : )

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  28. Are tyres and this online feature the only thing we can expect in update 1.22? If that's the case, I am thoroughly disappointed. What about the implementation of the new MAN TGX Euro 6 for instance? That would be way more useful than this. We wait so long and we only get some minor and trivial improvements? It's really getting boring.. I can only hope that in update 1.23 we can anticipate more interesting stuff. Nevertheless, by the time ATS comes out I will abandon Ets2 completely.

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  29. This more frequent use of blog posts is great.
    Please let us know a lot more about ATS* (!) and all that other stuff
    Thank you SCS :)
    * It's hard to wait, but frequently posted news about it make it a little easier...

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    1. This is soo true Mike, I too find the waiting so hard to bear....All good things comes to who waits.
      Please hurry just a tiny little bit....

      Thank you SCS and Modders for making a great life into a wondrous one.

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  30. We need major updates for the game :
    - more trucks : Renault Rage T , Man TGx Euro 6 , Daf CF, Mercedes Benz Axor and many more .
    - real sound for Man Euro 5 , Volvo FH Euro 6 750Hp
    - add some pipe sound https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoGLP90ILXk
    - add more horn sounds, xenon light , more elements for customization
    - What happend with tandem trucks and trailers?
    - Going East all estearn european countries like Bulgaria, Romania , R.Moldova , Ukraine and many more .
    - More cities in Scandinavia + Finland for 15euro only 20 cities in Scandinavia DLC made in one year and Promods make whole europe in one year .
    - All europe map
    - More support for multiplayer these guys make an excelent job you sell more copies of ETS2 of their duty.
    I am sorry for my bad english .

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  31. useless since it is not MULTIPLAYER !!! anyway, I hate multiplayer also, I wish Co-OP for this game (max 8 friends on the map, full AI & Co....)
    Couldn't they wait with this shit until they have a real thing, not full us with useless garbage?..

    Real Time would be nice, too, but leads to MISUNDERSTANDINGS.... since the accelerated time remains in the other 2 forms of gameplay.

    I wait with lot of interest some real stuff,
    like tandems / dual trailers... anything like that....
    reworked economy,
    fixing the AI company drivers (prevent always garage/destinations/garage)
    ANDDD Multiple Point Deliveries !!!!
    +adjustable steering wheel position
    +lower the light at night (00.00-04.00)
    +fog lights

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  32. This may be kind of a redundant feature at this moment, but I can see that this is only the first step to bigger and better things. Looking forward to how you expand on this!

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  33. This sounds like a great idea, the different time element might be a problem initially but, like everything else we should be able to adapt to it, and it also makes sense for a few other reasons like, fully utilising World of Trucks, the possibility of multiplayer in the future(that I am looking forward to) and of course possibly integrating ATS in some way at a much later date, I really like how things are progressing, keep up the great work

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  34. My question was clear, as I have never been against CSC because I know the hard work to adapt a modification within a command tangle. But I say again, these amendments relate only to the MP?

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  35. This sounds awesome, keep up the good work SCS! :)

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  36. When can we see our company drivers? Our company trucks? Why do we have to run our company from drivers seat? Why can't I see my truicks on the road?
    And why is AMD Crossfire still not working since 1.6. (Error on truck mirror unless on low quality) I have almost 900 hours on this game.

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  37. SCS we want smoke out of the pipes of the trucks like spin tires they have the best truck physics in the're GAME and you SCS still want to sell us ETS2 Under A different Brand ATS with that old Engine from 1933 anyways look at this is how spin tires trucks look --->>> https://youtu.be/WkJ7jc3wgCM

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  38. so when will this new update take place ?

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  39. oh this is so hard for me to understand.

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  40. Can't get clear what are you talking about.....hahaha

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  41. Hello, appreciate all your work, would be nice to try this feature already on weekend. Do you have estimate for beta launch ? thanks

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  42. Fking shit bugs game with low fps on i7 and 980 fuck u scs u sucks

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    1. My : I5-2320 3GHz , and AMD R9 270x my FPS : 30-45 City .. road 45-55 FPS Ultra :)

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    2. True that !

      This game is very poorly optimized and no matter what you will do, it will never go above 60ps. Which makes me think...

      I wonder how do people play this game on 120Hz and 144Hz monitors ???

      Does SCS not have any 120Hz or 140 Hz monitor in their offices ??? What do they think about how the game looks and feels at the brink of 2016 ?

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  43. on some roads in sweden the tops of trees are out on the road.

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  44. Well I play the game regardless of all the negative comments I shall use this feature :-)

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  45. That Contracts feature looks totally useless, I dont need this. I wanna see my hundred of hired drivers in my hundred of trucks on the roads - where are they hiding? They all driving white Ivecos for 88790 @ 310hp and able to make perfect urgent deliveries of 20+ tons trailers. I wanna see those heroes! Let me see them!!!

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  47. Let's just make Australian Truck Simulator after American :D

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  48. Where there is the precise info on cargo's weight, you could also provide info on other masses, such as trailer's mass or entire rig's mass. Honestly, I'd love to see that.

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  50. Great, Scs! This function will be great;
    But we need more realism in the game.
    For instance: Seasons, a sound of trucks more real(because this actually sounds not is real - they not give us the feeling of a heavy truck) etc.
    But great job Scs!

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  51. Seeing As people keep on posting negatives thought I would post the positives...... Virtually bug free code......photo realistic trucks to drive.........continual updates from devs......this is the game I always wanted keep it up!!!!!!! Forget the doubters let them switch back too you tube and leave there silly comments there.

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  52. Great addition to the game, the first steps maybe into making this game into a MMO or at least have some multiplayer interactions.
    That being said, although i really appreciate new stuff being added to the game, this new feature doesnt do much for the game future or appeal. Why ?
    The game has been out for 3 years now and is running on a 8 year old engine, so for those that have played this game from its release all this new features are short lived because of some major flaws:
    - ETS2 needs a major graphical overhaul. Yes Scandinavia is a bit better but after driving it all it has soon lost its appeal. As for the rest of the map it looks like it belongs to a 2010 game imo. Any new features to this game will be short lived and kind of point less for ETS2 as i am sure after ATS realease, people will slowly forget all about ETS2.
    As i said ETS2 requires a major graphical overhaul for its continuation. It needs seasons, better weather effect, better rain/snow ( there are no puddles forming on the road or on the side of the road), the rain it self is very unrealistic. Water drops are not present on the outside of the truck/trailer, we can see water drops on the windshield from in-cab view, but as soon as you go on the outside view the water drops disappear. Why the trucks never get dirty ??? Why is there no exhaust fumes coming out from the trucks ??? The trucks/trailers need to look, feel and sound heavy.
    We need better interiors as most of the driving is done from that position and surprisingly enough the first DLC for it came after 3 years... Why cant we have realistic interior, laser scanned interior ??? Just take a look at Assetto Corsa, laser scanned cars and tracks. I am not saying that we should have laser scanned roads as that would be impossible, but at least have the real interiors for the trucks.
    I know all this features are probabily very difficult or even impossible to implement on ETS2 old engine. So i guess the solution would be a new game on a new engine( ATS its not the answer because form what i have seen its a copy-paste from ETS2, same old graphics, same stupid AI, same non-existing economy). So this you are planing to sell us until 2020 ???
    - ETS2 needs a better economy model. What is the point gaining millions of euros if you can not buy anything with it??? What is the point of hiring all the drivers if you never see them in the traffic. Here is an idea, why not allowing us to create our company logo and have it on our trailers and trucks ? And while we are here why not display it on the AI trucks/trailers? The frequency that our logo would appear in the traffic would depend on the amount of drivers we have hired. Even though it wouldnt match with jobs our drivers take, at least seeing your logo in traffic would give a better feel to the game. Why cant we own our own trailer like in 18WOS ?
    - ETS2 needs better AI and multiplayer platform with competing economy mode. The AI has been a problem for ETS2 from its release and after 3 years it is still to be addressed. Why there is no multiplayer from SCS ? A multiplayer where we could compete to whom has a better trucking company, who has the better drivers, who completes the most jobs, who makes more profit and so on....

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    1. I totally support this:

      ..."- ETS2 needs a better economy model. What is the point gaining millions of euros if you can not buy anything with it??? What is the point of hiring all the drivers if you never see them in the traffic. Here is an idea, why not allowing us to create our company logo and have it on our trailers and trucks ? And while we are here why not display it on the AI trucks/trailers? The frequency that our logo would appear in the traffic would depend on the amount of drivers we have hired. Even though it wouldnt match with jobs our drivers take, at least seeing your logo in traffic would give a better feel to the game. Why cant we own our own trailer like in 18WOS ?"...

      Bring a realistic economy, realistic company management and own trailers to the game. Thats been said so often now, bout time it is happening *lol*.

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  54. Indeed my colleague Michael Krylov's right, we all garages transformed into master, all drivers available at the best possible Truck fleet for using padrãol painting at all but we never see them or find one of our trucks on the roads ?? This is inconsistent.

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  55. Fico realmente feliz por sua resposta, e mais ainda por ser para o simulador inteiro. Realmente foi uma noticia muito boa meu amigo.

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  56. I agree with you. We have to ask attention into the simulator, climate, seasons, loading, hauling, lighting in the cabin, sound into it because we seem to be sealed within it, see our motrista and trucks on the road and more routes and scenarios.

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  57. The problem is that SCS is moving very slow and i cant understand why...
    2x map expansions, 4 new trucks and some useless dlc's in 3 years...
    After looking at all the content that the gaming community has released, i wonder what are those employees at SCS doing ???
    3 years and counting and we still dont have all of Europe in ETS2.

    ATS maybe will come out next year( i mean California for ATS ) and probably Nevada or Arizona will follow shortly as a DLC for maybe 19usd. So the plan for SCS copy-paste ETS2, make a new map, add some new trucks and BAM ! sell it as a brand new game( still fine their are not the first or the last to do this,the only difference is that SCS doesnt have a solid base to do it from, they are selling us and old, obsolete and non-optimized engine )
    So what the other 49states of US alone( as i dont think they are going to include Canada or Mexico in the game ) will come out as a DLC ???
    Owning all of ATS would cost us maybe around 1000usd, that without other useless dlc's...?
    And if that so... How long it will take them to release all of US ??? Seeing the pace for ETS2 expansion, i would say maybe 49 years...

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    1. Yeah.. I can't understand what SCS employees doing whole time... Do they joking, or they even aren't coming to work.. They gonna milk us as much possible as till 2020 with crap engine old 8-10 years old... They're moving realllly slooow..... Look at OMSI Bus Simulator.. The game been made from only 15 people... It has bad graphics, enviroments... BUT, its has real sounds... Engine sound, braking, air noise, suspension sounds... all is real.... You can open our window, open door, make own route to drive.. 10 different busses to choose to drive.. I think SCS is getting more greedy and greedy nowdays... Sad.. sorry my english is not perfect

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    2. ETS2 is far from simulator.. Its a simarcade... Truck turning is like van.. Sounds are like electric bicycle.. Doesn't sound like a heavy truck loaded behind 20 tones.
      Wheel rotation is same as my Passat B5... so truck feel is missed


      F*** this blog, there is no edit option (facepalm)

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  58. looking good SCS as always.

    can I please make a request for shortened 6 wheel chassis for the DAF XF? not the DAF euro 6, that one is perfect but the original XF, the 6 wheel chassis are far too long and unrealistic. please shorten them.

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  59. SCS if you don't make Nevada state at the beginning of ATS it will be not fair. Las Vegas is ready, you have shown us on the one I guess Squirrel's video. Seriously it will be greedy.

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  60. I agree with you, ceiling spotlight, instead of helping, ends up messing up by not having a color film to soften. It takes focus all tablets. And there should be a shortcut to light it directly on the steering wheel or keyboard just for her.

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  61. Only means would give us trailers station for truck cleaning, as is always impeccable, a mechanic workshops to master, so could afford his proficional improvement, more options in the menu truck as motor, gear, et'cetera axis.

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  62. SCS, i think its time to add some nice feature ... Getting dirt on truck.. Would give a lot of realism

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    1. easy to implement, low priority. if you want it then make it yoursef. Just some cpu coding and its done

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  63. I have mentioned this issue is time colleague, but so far no response is incredible Southeast Europe salts to the north of the UK and the truck or the glass dirty.

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  64. very bad very bad(
    this is a trash!
    first need normal volume engine sound in cabine (UP)!and changes winter and summer seasones...

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  65. I agree that there are problems that can be solved quickly. But in general the ETS2 is a exelente simulator. The bad in the cabin is the lack of lighting, as its sealing, leaving us isolated from all sound around to stand out the engine noise, very high flash and clean glass, the rest only if we leave the cabin to hear the rays, thunder, businas, et'cetera.

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  66. it looks good but when is it coming out

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  67. Haters going to hate...

    Looking good SCS. Looking forward to the update.

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    1. When you say... "haters going to hate"... that immediately sounds to me like you're referring to a group of people trying to "boycott" ETS2. Or encourage, in some way, the game's failure. Sorry, but I don't get that impression.

      Not all complaints are born of hatred. Some complaints are born of one's passion for something, or someone, they care about.....

      ..... when a parent is complaining about their child's bad grades in school, that doesn't mean the parent hates the child. The parent is likely passionate about seeing their child succeed, while feeling a tad bit frustrated to see so much potential being wasted.

      When I read the complaints here on the blog pages, I don't get the impression that people are haters of the game.... or of SCS. In fact, I get the opposite impression. People seem very passionate about the ETS2 game.... and tend to get a bit frustrated to see that the game is not providing them the level of success they feel the game could be enjoying.

      Perhaps, you should pay a little less attention to "what" people are saying... and a little more attention to .... "why" ... they are saying it. If you are going to be childish enough to label someone as a "hater", then be mature enough at the same time, to explain "why" they are hating.

      Or, read a book on Psychology, and learn how to stop labeling people in the first place.

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    2. MUZICKMAGE: Nobody is going to read that, shut up.

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    3. It is best to say that all is well when it is not. You're cool because you say what others want to hear. Life is not a fairy tale. Constructive criticism is better than not being assertive. I bet that more valuable are those opinions that show deficiencies, than what all praised to the sky.

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    4. I do agree with you MUZICKMAGE, but you've got to admit some people, (fair enough, a small minority), do write comments that just complain and give no reason why - they give no alternative. It's easy to write that something's 'shit', 'useless', or a 'waste of time', but when they have nothing to offer, a way to actually improve the game, I can see where Carlo is coming from. You can't take those people's opinions seriously. I completely agree with Qbol that constructive criticism is the way to go about it.

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  68. Dear SCS team,

    Is there any update or developement:

    - MAN EURO 6 Truck?

    - When will all trucks receive sideskirts like DAF Euro 6 (compatible with all axles types)?

    Small things, but give so much fun! ;-)

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    1. Really wish SCS would at least answer on questions like this HERE not with a blog post in 4 months :/

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  69. Realmente há momentos que noto certa violência no vocabulário de uma minoria dos usuários deste blog. Como muitas críticas desnecessárias. Quem conhece um pouco de informática, sabe que por trás de cada melhoria em um programa, há uma série de comandos que devem ser conectados, e nem sempre se consegue isso rapidamente. É obvio que desejamos que o ETS2 se destaque, mantendo a liderança sobre os demais, por isso de certas solicitações continuas que fazemos; como eu mesmo faço, porque passo horas em meu caminhão. Criticar destrutivamente algo que esta sendo criado para nosso lazer como entretenimento, mostra o nível de seu status.

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  70. I don't like it. MMO features is what this sim doesn't need. It is an awesome SP game. Let's leave it at that. The last thing I want is a required online connection to play this game. What this sim needs is seasons, more routes, more trucks, more trailers, dirt! (I want to have a dirty truck after a long trip) and better company management. I know a lot of people like MP features, but please keep it separate from the SP game.

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  71. well that's what they are going to do with ATS is make it so you'll need steam. because they are making 2 versions non steam and steam. which is stupid cause that's twice the work they have to do.

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  72. Other problem of SCS is: Anything in the game is one DLC(and expensive)... We want the items of the cab interior for free... The SCS is very capitalist... Ah, our drivers truckers in the road... more realism!!!

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    1. I understand the cost but SCS seem focus on create good quaility games and DLC. How can the can keeo business going if we only buy Game cost. And why do they need keep DLC going if they cant make profit to keep it going. Example consle games.Why not we can recieve their DLC or mods. They just focus create game then move on new game and cost one game average 40 to 60 bucks with no add on options. I give full respect to SCS willing keep focus on one game longas they can make profit until they cant keep it going. then it will fade away... Therefore one game cost are good deal and able add new DLC for decent cost to keep one game interesting long peroid. It is my option.

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    2. Normally I just ignore posts like yours. I have to ask though; what makes you feel "entitled" to receive for free the labors of others? SCS employees work hard to bring quality entertainment to the masses. Shouldn't they be rewarded for those labors? Next, the cost of the game and the DLC's is very reasonable.
      A capitalist society, running on the free market principle is the best system to date, it drives innovation and encourages research into new products making our lives much better.
      Thanks

      Steve in Colorado

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  73. Federico Astica agree with you, I am against the MP, but between playing it and the Steam much difference. I prefer the challenges of the competitive game that are far more exciting than the MP who is full of mods that litter the game, besides the already mentioned: (cabin light, sound around us into the cabin, power wash my truck after a trip, for it made all my master garages, waiting for trailers, mechanical, wash stand, more abrutalhar climate, seeing I go on stage 9 probability of rain to have a little more excitement, the seasons as we have time zone and positioned sun, more charges, combined loads) if that was provided, I doubt there was another simulator better than this. We really need not require, but constantly impose our ideas so that one day, who knows, might note them. Big hug colleagues.

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  74. If you can not follow the evolution simulator, use the SCS as a base and get mods which is free, but with much lower quality and performance.

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  75. BUENO A MI ME GUSTA PERO ES SERVIDOR ME SACA DEL JUG Y A VESE ENTRO Y NO TENGO EL JUEGO ABILITADO BUENO UN SALUDO A TODS LOS QUE INTEGRA ESTE GRUUPO

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  76. I like this update, of course are there improvements to make.
    I would like to see steerable trailers.
    But the people that say that SCS are money grabbers are not right in the head.
    ETS2 is one of the cheapest sim around.
    For example take a look at trainsimulator the dlc is very expensive.
    I still like this games very much, so keep up the good work SCS.

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  77. SCS did awesome work. Keep up the work. There are some my desire for SCS design the addition items.

    1 - When I hire the driver and I want able contract one company to keep driver work with one company. ( like steel of wheels.) But when company have available contract. Company email the contractors.

    2- I would like able get out of truck and look around. It will be sweet. Proably able lock the trailer and hook hoses.

    3- Please set 4 seasons. I will love to see what seasons like at Europe.

    4- At my garage. I would like able park trucks in lot and I can walk around and pick one at garage. Example - 5 men max per garage but able store 8 trucks in lot. That way I can switch trucks as each company contact haul types.

    5- Again, Thanks for super work...

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    1. Yes, this maye happen upon ETS2 update 1.50.1... Or simply 2020.. If scs continues with this tempo of work

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  78. I would love to be able to paint my truck in more colors (or two at the same time) and be able to paint the company name on the sides and/or front of the cab, like real trucks do.

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  79. I wonder if they would ever add a button on the interior that shows whether or not you have beacons on or off

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  81. When will you make sideskirts for 6*4/6*2 trucks?I'm sick of those mods with strange changes and game lag.and please show us some pictures of the Coaches, it's quite a long time we didn't see anything about it.

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  82. esempio di multiplayer? sara multiplayer?

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  83. Hi SCS, it would be really nice, if you guys could implement different Cabin options to the game, for example the Mercedes Benz Solo Star Concept for the new Actros. Would be really nice to see it in-game.

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  84. when will it be out cause ive wanted this soo much to happen and its finally here

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  86. a mi me gustaría que pudiéramos bajar del camión, comer, dormir poder crear un avatar y realmente tener una vida de camionero. y ponerme un casco de realidad virtual. seria genial.

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  87. Since ETS2 is getting reputation in the field of haulage simulation, I think it's high time that you got licenses from some well-known trailer brands and developed real semitrailers. Besides, just like some others said before, the players should be able to purchase their own trailers. What in the game we are running now is just like a tractor leasing company rather than a logistics company. That's the very thing which makes me unhappy about the game. And don't forget the tandem trucks ;) So the wish list is long, but I don't expect that you can complete it all at once - that's apparently also impossible - What I hope is that you can make progresses, however little they are, in the right direction.

    Best wishes

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    1. Great ideas!! If those would be implemented we would be all grateful. However, I doubt whether SCS is going in the right direction. Apart from releasing two DLC's in a time span of two years and some trivial paintjobs, all I can say is that SCS has run out of ideas and without the modding community the game wouldn't have made it so far. The developers don't seem to have the motivation to improve the game. Maybe all those ideas will be implemented in 2020 or never. Ets2 can NOT be called a simulation game, but an arcade driving game. Unrealistic motorway exits, horrible AI drivers, no seasons, no physical damage to the truck, too less customization options, no gigaliner, each city looks identical. I wonder what they have done these three years!! At least ATS looks great so far. I hope SCS takes all this into consideration ' cause it's vital for the further on existence of the game!!!!

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    2. sorry to say this, but this game is very far from simulator.

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  88. i enjoy "playing"eurotruck simulator2 but im missing somthing like trailers with steering or the option to drive a BDF version maby this is possible in the future?

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  89. Scs guys. 24Hr real time will be a pain. and it will take us the players a lot of time to do stuffs, hence this feature won't be used. take for example a 4 days job, how log will it take to a guy that only plays a few hours a day?? hence, it will use normal jobs.... instead of this, please add a feature to log the offline jobs and dashboard and company manager like triplogger or etsdata tried to do.

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  90. I sure dam hope the coming 1.22 update will have big improvements as its taking amazingly long to release the beta if it! I mean hurry up and release beta. Others saying 'dont rush it, so its good' but its pure lazyness at this stage. Opravdu pomali ste. Trochu energije bi nezabilo!

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  91. I'm bored of waiting, many projects and no nothing finish

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  92. SCS we would be all glad if you would post the changelog of update 1.22, just to make us a bit more exited. I do hope that this week the open beta will be released finally. Keep up the good work!

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  93. SCS COMMON! WHY ARE YOU GIVING THE VOLVO THIS UGLY FART HORN?! Please delete the horn from your game, we need loud horns :D

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  94. 1. Trailers must be visible from the outset the thumbnail
    2. Orders WOT should be allocated in the city in which we find ourselves , not in the order in which last finished and we teleports
    I do not like it, after that a good job of that so on. Maybe you add the division of tanker trailers example , oversize, built-up , etc.
    and for a long time I am waiting for these reflective tape on trailers behind the contour jail

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    1. just as mikin says about the jobs where we deliever, the thing is if we decide to change trucks it put you back to your default location, so the thing is if we do a job then the option should be there always to choose the start location depending on where we are ....

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  95. I like the contracts, But the AI is still nuts they will run into you no matter what you do.

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  96. well its all good stuff that scs roll out, i am not to sure about paint jobs on tyres because in real life you just don't see lorrys/ trucks with fancy paint work on rubber tyres anyways its all good fun. i think to make things more real it would be nice if scs could make the trucks more weathered, lets have some dirt and rust.

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  97. C'est un jeu excellent sauf manque beaucoup de chose de venir à la réalité d'un vrai jeu de simulation ex des itinéraire pour les poids lourd ou l'interdiction de rouler le samedi 23h â dimanche 23h rajout de nouveau véhicule comme le Renault t range

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  98. et la game range de chez renault arrive quand !!??????

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  99. Please, if you ever think of doing some online multiplayer with your truck games, take in consideration the way it is implemented into the APB Reloaded game with minor changes so it will apply the best into the game.

    There should be 2 "continue" buttons: "Continue (single player)" and "Continue (multiplayer)"

    - If the profile doesn't have a personal truck, when clicking the "Continue (multiplayer)" button, an UI window will appear saying: "You can access the multiplayer after you have purchased your first truck in single player"

    - If the profile has already a personal truck, when pressing the "Continue (multiplayer)" button an UI window will appear saying: "All unofficial mods which alter the map, weather or traffic will be disabled but they will remain untouched when switching to single player. Continue? Yes / No "

    - After selecting Yes in the previous window, a new window will appear saying "Choose your traffic density: low traffic, medium traffic, heavy traffic"

    - After selecting the traffic density, a new window will appear showing all the available map instances for the selected traffic density.
    The server will create a new copy of the map when the population limit is
    reached. The new window will show the map numbers - 1,2,3 and other info like this: population 25/100 or 79/100 or 15/100.
    The information about the map instance population will be shown in-game too on the route adviser so the players will know if the map is full or almost empty if they want too choose a different map instance.

    Another features i would like to see both in single player and multiplayer
    - customization of the company logo ( take a look at the guild emblems customization in Guild Wars 2)
    - purchase and customize trailers for your company
    - company trucks and trailers seen in traffic as an add-on or a simple re-skin of exiting traffic trucks
    - player manes / company names should be seen in the route adviser while passing by them and NOT above the trucks. If they are above the trucks there should be an option to hide them

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  100. I'm new to the series, but love it. However, on the beta update, I found something pretty annoying. When I accept a contract through the website, I actually have to restart the game client for it to show up. Is there any way you can work around this?

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  101. i think we need Aarhus in Denmark because is the 2th biggest ity city Denmark so pls scs software do it

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